Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Women in Business Summit to be held on June 21

The Women in Business Summit will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21 in the Jewell Center at Kansas City, Kansas, Community College, 7250 State Ave.

The morning keynote speaker will be Tammy Edwards, the vice president for community development for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Her topic will be “Leadership by inspiration.”

The afternoon keynote speaker will be Rachel Hack, the Kansas City community manager for Google. Her topic will be “Harsh realities.” 

Other session leaders and their topics will include Brenda Zaragoza, “An American professional look without the American Express credit”; Alicia Hooks and Rhonda Harris, “Get certified—it’s worth it”; Janet Davis, “Balancing the budget for bigger bucks”; Linda Warner and Sheri Slezak, “Healthy, happy and whole”; Paige Cahill, “Get connected”; Pat Brune and Karen Hostetler, “Second career choices”; and Debbie Burdick, “Show me the business.”

Sponsors of the summit include the Community College, the Kansas City, Kansas, Area Chamber of Commerce, the Women’s Chamber of Commerce, the Kansas Black Chamber of Commerce, Winkler’s Diamonds, the Next Chapter KC, State Sen. Kelly Kultala, Curves KCK West and the Keeler Women’s Center. The cost for the event will be $35 and will include breakfast and lunch. To register by e-mail, go to kbccinc.com/wibs.html.

For more information, telephone Arlana Coleman, 913-522-7526; Melissa Bynum, 233-3344; or Christal Watson, 913-832-5097.